While we can't be together at a concert for now, our dedication to bring you wonderful music remains! Welcome to Milwaukee Symphony Musical Journeys. Hosted by Music Director Ken-David Masur and featuring interviews with Milwaukee Symphony musicians, these recordings are hand-curated by Maestro Masur from the orchestra’s extensive audio archive. Check back every Friday for a new episode to enjoy.

Ken-David Masur, host
Robert Levine, viola, special guest

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Recorded May 19 + 20, 2018
Ken-David Masur, conductor
Robert Levine, viola
Milwaukee Symphony Chorus
Cheryl Frazes Hill, director
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Vaughan Williams
Flos campi (“Flower of the Field”) (Begins at 14:27)

  1. As the Lily Among Thorns
  2. For Lo, the Winter is Past
  3. I Sought Him Whom My Soul Loveth
  4. IV: Behold His Bed, Which Is Solomon's
  5. Return, Return O Shulamite
  6. Set Me As a Seal Upon Thy Heart

Recorded February 22-24, 2019
Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor
Simon Trpčeski, piano
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Opus 43 (Begins at 42:43)

Recorded September 21 + 22, 2018

Karina Canellakis, conductor
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Le Sacre du printemps [The Rite of Spring] (1947 version) (Begins at 1:11:25)

  • Part I: The Adoration of the Earth
  • Part II: The Sacrifice


Episode 4 of Musical Journeys is sponsored by: